1854 – set up in Connecticut (USA) and soon known as “Switzerland of America”, the Waterbury Clock Company made their clocks in the first 20 years of existence very popular.
1914 - TIMEX released a watch “Yankee” by the cost of one dollar, which was designed for American army in the time of the First World War.
1933 – by the special order of Walter Disney TIMEX began to produce a watch with the image of legendary Mickey Mouse, that cost 50 cent more expensive - one dollar and fifty cents.
After the Second World War the Waterbury Company changed the name to U.S. Time Company and in the same time appeared the watch with the brand TIMEX.
Next 20 years TIMEX became the best-selling watch in America. Keeping balance of price and quality TIMEX made a special accent on reliability. In the TV shows and commercials TIMEX watch were sunk into water, frozen, clamped in vice and were exposed by tough tests and continued to work and look perfect.
In the late 1950s the first mechanical watch for women was introduced. Then appeared the cheap models incrusted with gems as well as the first digital watches.
In 1986 TIMEX released a new collection of hand-watches «Ironman Triathlon®» which in a short time became most popular in America. This had come true thanks to the partnership of TIMEX with famous sportsmen.
In 1990s TIMEX was the first to make electroluminescent watch with the backlight of the dial and the famous INDIGLO covering was launched. Today over 75% of watches produced in the world utilize INDIGLO night light covering.
In the 2012 movie “The Flight” Denzel Washington’s character appears with the TIMEX hand watch Expedition Rugged Analog T49831.
Today TIMEX is a transcontinental company which is producing over 40 million of watch units per year and making sales all over the world including Moldova.
TIMEX classic and new collections are available now in trading centers “GRAND HALL” and “UNIC” by the same cost as they are sold in the brand stores in other countries.
TIMEX produces different series of men’s, women’s and children’s hand watch: original, everyday, classical, sport and tourists’ models. The only thing in TIMEX that never changes is the high quality.
The factories of TIMEX are situated in USA, France and the Philippines.
TIMEX managed to combine the desired and the necessary by making quality and stylish hand-watches that are available for customers of all generations.